The following are examples of academic abuse:

  • Preventing you from working on papers or studying for tests,
  • Saying you don’t love your partner if you spend time on work instead of spending time together,
  • Calling you at all hours, especially before tests and other important academic assignments,
  • Blaming you for poor grades,
  • Monitoring your behavior during class or taking all of the same classes as you,
  • Belittling your academic focus/choice,
  • Making fun of you for studying too much.